Towards Building Africa’s Resilience

Since the Russo-Ukrainian conflict broke out in February 2022, economies across the African continent have borne the brunt of the war due to disruptions to supply chains of fertilizer and grain, putting already vulnerable livelihoods at risk. By Arnold Munthali, August 5th 2022 The flatlands of Karonga district in northern Malawi are dotted with small demarcated plots of land that …

Job Opportunity

Position: Senior Climate Change Advisor Location: African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Posted: 19th July 2022 Application Deadline: 5th August 2022 The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) seeks to recruit a Senior Climate Change Advisor, on behalf of the African Union Commission’s Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy, and Sustainable Environment (AUC- DARBE), under the Directorate of Sustainable Environment and Blue …

ReNAPRI signs MOU with FANRPAN

Published on June 30th 2022 The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research institutes (ReNAPRI) signed an MoU with the Food Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) on 30th June 2022. This follows a decision of the 18th ReNAPRI Board Meeting, held on 1st June 2022. The MOU was signed by Dr. Damas Philip, Chair of the ReNAPRI Board …

Cross Border Trade Key for the SADC Region

June 23rd 2022. This article was first published on https://www.ccardesa.org/cross-border-trade-key-sadc-region by Dorcas Kabuya Chaaba. Agriculture and trade play a key role in the socio-economic development of Africa, including the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. There is no doubt that agriculture in Africa is central to poverty reduction since it is a source of livelihood, employment and income for most …

ReNAPRI to train CORAF stakeholders in the use of the Agricultural Innovation Systems and Policy Practice Index (AIS-PP) tool to support national and regional policy making and implementation

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) is set to train stakeholders in west and central Africa in the use of the Agricultural Innovation Systems and Policy Practice Index (AIS-PPI) tool, in support of the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF). This is within the framework of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that …

Consultancy for an Administration and Finance Assistant Position at ReNAPRI Secretariat

ReNAPRI Secretariat seeks an Administrative and Finance Assistant to organize its day-to-day accounting procedures and reporting. The overall responsibilities of the Administrative and Finance Assistant will include budgeting, payments, maintaining records for all transactions, preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and processing reimbursements from the funders as required. If you have a background in accounting and finance, and have …

ReNAPRI Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with CORAF

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) with the aim of supporting capacity building in the CORAF Member states. ReNAPRI is an entirely ‘African-owned and African-led’ network of agricultural policy research centers based in Southern, Central, East and West Africa, generating …

ReNAPRI organizes validation workshop on policies aimed at increasing cross border trade SADC

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) has recently organized a validation workshop on constraints in the implementation of existing policies aimed at increasing cross-border trade in SADC region. The workshop which took place on the 29th of November 2021 brought together policy makers, development partners, government representatives, NGOs, private sector and non-state actors involved in cross border …

ReNAPRI to set and launch 2022 Research Agenda in Windhoek, Namibia

As ReNAPRI launches its 10th anniversary celebrations this year, the network’s Research Directors from eleven (11) institutes based in East, West, Central and Southern Africa, will converge in Windhoek, Namibia from 7th to 11th February 2022 to discuss and concretely plan the organisation’s annual research agenda. Experts participating in this annual meeting will be from the Democratic Republic of Congo …

BFAP Agricultural Employment Brief – 2021 Q2

This agricultural employment brief interprets and contextualizes the latest quarterly labor force survey from Stats SA and provides insights on the major factors driving agricultural employment. Click here to download the report.